Actualize Sports Athlete of the Month – Riley Kunz

A few years back, I started hearing from local athletic coaches, “Keep your eyes out for a young man named, Riley Kunz. He’s going to do great things!” About the same time, there were rumblings of mythic proportion from the middle schoolers I was coaching about a “man-child.” They would talk about a giant who …

Announcing Actualize Online!

INTRODUCING ACTUALIZE ONLINE Our new online nutrition and training service provides coaching to anyone, anywhere in the world! We work with youth competitive athletes & teams (Actualize Sports) and adult fitness enthusiasts (Actualize Fitness), but if you have to live in the greater Wenatchee, WA area to receive our training, nutrition coaching and relational accountability. …

Announcing the Actualize Fitness Pop Quiz Combine Tests!

Beginning this week at Transformation classes we introduced the first of many Actualize Fitness Pop Quiz Combine Tests. What’s that? A little backstory… A few weeks back we introduced the Actualize Fitness Challenge Combine where Actualize Fitness members conduct 6 strength, conditioning and performance tests. The first combine a member participates in serves as baseline …

Actualize Sports Athlete of the Year 2018 – Kayla MacNeil

What an honor it has been to watch Eastmont Junior High scholar-athlete, Kayla MacNeil, flourish since starting with Actualize in 2016. Kayla has blossomed in front of our eyes and we know the best is still to come! This girl has got gumption, sprinkled with dash of sass! Her gifts and strengths lie in her …

Debbie Smith & Riley Kunz Start A 1-Year Journey

Actualize Fitness member, Debbie Smith, and Actualize Sports member, Riley Kunz–along with other folks at otherparticipating training facilities–are embarking on a 1-yr journey where local writer, Lucy Delaney, follows their health, fitness, athletic, nutrition and life journey! Check out the article on Lucy’s blog to learn more and follow Debbie’s and Riley’s progress! http://www.lucyhdelaney.com/blog/2018-health-fitness-improvement-series-meet-the-participants So …

Announcing the Actualize Fitness Challenge Combine!

The Actualize Fitness Challenge Combine is here! In the place of Workout A on the first Monday & Tuesday of each new 4-week Transformation group training phase, Actualize Fitness members will conduct the Actualize Fitness Challenge Combine as their workout. This fun testing combine aims to track and reward you for increases in strength, conditioning and …

Actualize Sports Scholar-Athlete, Colton Dyal, Commits to Linfield College

A big congratulations to Actualize Sports scholar-athlete, Colton Dyal, on his commitment to Linfield College in McMinnville Oregon! Colton, a multi-sport athlete (Football & Baseball) has officially committed to play football for the Wildcats, but he also hopes to share his baseball prowess too. Click here to visit Colton’s Actualize Sports Featured Athlete Page! We love …

Actualize Sports Athlete of the Quarter – Robey Jorgensen

Actualize has had the honor of encouraging and learning from Wenatchee High School Senior, Robey Jorgensen, since December 2014. I highlight “learning from” because Robey is the kind of young man who not only greatly values learning from others but also humbly teaches and leads those in his sphere of influence. My staff and the …

Restorative Series: Part 4 – The Dangers of Overtraining

Cumulative microtrauma is the cellular damage that occurs and gets worse and worse over time and results in overtraining symptoms. The best way to deal with overtraining is to avoid it all together with a combination of optimal nutrition, getting enough sleep, taking rest days and focusing on other restorative modalities. Overtraining is defined as an increase …